YOLO – You Only Live Once

The acronym YOLO has gained a lot of popularity over the past few years, but the saying “you only live once” has been around much longer. While the hashtag is different, the concept is the same: live life to the fullest while you can because life is short. If you have dreams, pursue them, if you need to say something, say it.

This quote inspires all of us to just go for it. It may not feel like it sometimes, but in the grand scheme of the world, life is short. Make sure to live every day with purpose and meaning. These famous thinkers believe life is short too, and they offer some thoughts as to how to enjoy your life while you can. What are some of your biggest YOLO moments?

“Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.”
-Henri Frederic Amiel

“Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is. People lose their capacity to walk, run, travel, think, and experience life. I realize how important it is to use the time I have.”
-Viggo Mortensen

“Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on.”
-Jeff Ross

“Time is long but life is short.”
-Stevie Wonder

“Life is short, and it is here to be lived.”
-Kate Winslet

“I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time.”
-Wyclef Jean

“I’m 47. You learn life is short and it’s not worth doing something if you don’t enjoy it.”
-Trisha Yearwood

“The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.”
-Paris Hilton

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